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The paper gives an update on the impact of stigmatization on the quality of life and daily activity of patients with epilepsy. The cognitive beliefs of society and patients, which are associated with the etiology and course of the disease, are considered. Cultural and gender differences in the perception of epilepsy are pointed out.

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E. V. Parfenova
Z.P. Solovyev Research and Practical Center of Psychoneurology, Moscow Healthcare Department
Russian Federation
43, Donskaya St., Moscow 115419

F. K. Rider
Z.P. Solovyev Research and Practical Center of Psychoneurology, Moscow Healthcare Department
Russian Federation
43, Donskaya St., Moscow 115419

A. G. Gersamia
Z.P. Solovyev Research and Practical Center of Psychoneurology, Moscow Healthcare Department
Russian Federation
43, Donskaya St., Moscow 115419


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Parfenova E.V., Rider F.K., Gersamia A.G. Stigmatization of patients with epilepsy. Neurology, Neuropsychiatry, Psychosomatics. 2017;9(1S):78-83. (In Russ.)

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